New York Times, Saturday, January 13, 1990

Author: Bernard Meren
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.30, Missing: { F G J K Q W X }, Scrabble score: 251 (avg 1.28)
Open Squares: 90, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Syncopated drumbeats : PARADIDDLE
11. Pass catcher Collinsworth : CRIS
15. One-sided : UNILATERAL
16. A Rodgers partner : HART
17. Deliverers : LIBERATORS
18. Hungary's Nagy : IMRE
19. As written: Mus. : STA
20. Alt. : ELEV
21. Axilla : ARMPIT
23. Young Guthrie : ARLO
25. Musical tones : RES
27. "Deirdre" dramatist : YEATS
28. Communicates à la sparks : RADIOS
31. Plexus : RETE
33. Noted Indian novelist : RAO
34. ___-faire : LAISSEZ
36. Abbr. on an envelope : ATTN
37. Egypt's ___ stone : ROSETTA
40. Author Gay and family : TALESES
42. Footless : APOD
43. Theater cries : ENCORES
45. Alouette's bill : BEC
46. It is, in Ibiza : ESTA
47. Two jiggers : SNORTS
51. Dropped a fly : ERRED
53. Goal : END
55. Ding or dong : PEAL
56. Crude shelter : LEANTO
58. Former Venezuelan mining town : AROA
61. He, to Louis : LUI
62. Aleutian island : ATTU
63. Return a P.O.W. to his native land : REPATRIATE
66. Via's kin : ITER
67. Crackles : CREPITATES
68. Ltr. enclosure : SASE
69. Rating : ASSESSMENT
1. Neutron star : PULSAR
2. "Peer Gynt" temptress : ANITRA
3. Gross : RIBALD
4. Porter relative : ALE
5. Venture : DARE
6. Romance lang. : ITAL
7. Hold back : DETER
8. Herdsmen : DROVERS
9. Gibbon : LAR
10. Lionized lion : ELSA
11. Voice of Grandfather Time? : CHIME
12. What we watched o'er : RAMPARTS
13. Irk : IRRITATE
14. Texans' toppers : STETSONS
22. Bodies' meeting place in Scotland? : RYE
24. Lubed the limo : OILED
26. Mind : SEETO
29. Cereal grass : OAT
30. Where to build houses : SITES
32. Autocratic rulers: Var. : TZARS
35. Last word in French toast : SANTE
36. Fabulist : AESOP
37. Alcofribas Nasier's real name : RABELAIS
38. "The Mikado," for one : OPERETTA
39. Plato was his pupil : SOCRATES
41. Author Deighton : LEN
44. Hors d'oeuvres : CANAPES
46. N.Y. time in June : EDT
48. Tell : RELATE
49. Become uptight : TAUTEN
50. Most foxy : SLIEST
52. Harden : ENURE
54. Hang : DRAPE
57. Grampus : ORCA
59. Regretful Miss, in a song : OTIS
60. Crafts' companion : ARTS
64. Hesitation sounds : ERS
65. Wee, small hr. : IAM

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